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Wisdom and Ignorance

327 aphorisms  ·  9 comments

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Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (182 ratings)  ·  submitted 1998 by [user] Dave Supulski

The most undependable part on your car is the nut holding the wheel.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (255 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Never argue with a fool. Someone watching may not be able to tell the difference.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (242 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Never give advice -- a wise man won't need it, a fool won't heed it.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (220 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

No one gets too old to learn a new way of being stupid.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (238 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Once you've accumulated sufficient knowledge to get by, you're too old to remember it.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (319 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997 by [user] Gord Weitzel

One man's ceiling is another man's floor.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (938 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999

One thing is one thing. Another thing is another thing.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (319 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997 by [user] Gord Weitzel

Policy is a guide to the wise and a rule to the fool.

[aphorist] Unknown, (expression used in the Royal Canadian Mounted Police), in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (280 ratings)  ·  submitted 1998

Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient unto the day is its own troubles.

[aphorist] Jesus Christ, (Matthew 6:34), in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (102 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If someone had told me I would be pope one day, I would have studied harder.

[aphorist] Pope John Paul I, in [category] Success and Failure and [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (268 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

'Tis better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than open one's mouth and remove all doubt.

[aphorist] Samuel Johnson, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (859 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Dictionaries are like watches: the worst is better than none, and the best cannot be expected to go quite true.

[aphorist] Samuel Johnson, in [category] Art and Literature and [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (89 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If you believe everything you read, you'd better not read.

[aphorist] Unknown, (Japanese proverb), in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (109 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If you can read this, thank a teacher.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (160 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If you can't learn to do it well, learn to enjoy doing it badly.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Success and Failure and [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (128 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If you do what you've always done, you'll be what you've always been.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Success and Failure and [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (149 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If you don't believe in something, you'll fall for anything.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (108 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If you explain so clearly that nobody can misunderstand, somebody will.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (104 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If you make people think they're thinking, they'll love you -- but if you really make them think they'll hate you.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (1146 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999

If you're here, you're alive.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Life and Death and [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

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